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Chemetall Oakite earns Good Corporate Citizen award for third straight year

December 11, 2007

Chemetall Oakite, New Providence, N.J., has been recognized by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County for the third consecutive year as a Good Corporate Citizen for its compliance with...

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MTC expands foreign-language software, staff in Latin America

December 11, 2007

MTC Software Inc., Lockport, N.Y., a provider of nesting software for sheet and plate fabrication, has expanded its product, sales, technical support, and marketing for customers in Latin America by...

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PennEngineering files complaints against fastener manufacturers

December 11, 2007

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has served complaints on six fastener manufacturers that attended the National Industrial Fastener Show/West in Las Vegas in November.The complaint alleges that the...

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IBEDA Inc. division moves to new headquarters, doubles manufacturing capacity

December 11, 2007

Superflash Compressed Gas Equipment Division, IBEDA Inc., recently moved its headquarters and North American plant from North Olmsted, Ohio, to Westlake, Ohio. The renovated 27,000-sq.-ft. building...

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies joins Save Your Factory initiative

December 11, 2007

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Inc. (AMT), Orion, Mich., a supplier of automation design, engineering, and process consulting services, has joined the Save Your Factory initiative.The...

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Schuler forms alliance with Positech for notching presses

December 11, 2007

Schuler Inc., Canton, Mich., has signed an integrated supply contract with Positech of Lexington, Tenn., for manually operated notching presses.Schuler supplies the mechanical portion of the N8C and...

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TRUMPF marks 500th punching machine

December 11, 2007

TRUMPF, Farmington, Conn., has completed its 500th TruPunch 2020 machine. The model, which was built in 2001, was a design concept of Peter Leibinger, TRUMPF vice president of the management board and...

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American Weldquip appoints district managers

December 11, 2007

American Weldquip Inc., Sharon Center, Ohio, recently appointed two district sales managers, naming Ray Trudell as manager for Ontario, Canada, and Todd Harris as manager for the Mid-South...

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Bradbury names president

December 11, 2007

The Bradbury Co., Moundridge, Kan., a manufacturer of metal roll forming and processing equipment, has promoted COO David Cox to president.Cox, who joined the company in 1997, also has served as...

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DoALL Sawing Products adds 16 distributors

December 11, 2007

Several companies have begun offering the DoALL Sawing Products program to their customers, following last year's announcement that, for the first time, the company's band saw blades, sawing machines,...

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Motoman adds senior general manager for Canada plant

December 11, 2007

Motoman Inc., West Carrollton, Ohio, recently named Trevor Jones as senior general manager of Yaskawa Motoman Canada, Mississauga, Ont.Jones has more than 23 years of experience in the robotics...

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Wind Point Partners acquires Harsco GasServ businesses

December 10, 2007

Wind Point Partners, a private equity investment firm, has announced the acquisition of the Harsco GasServ group of gas technology businesses from Harsco Corp. The acquisition includes Taylor-Wharton,...

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Flow signs option agreement to acquire OMAX

December 7, 2007

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines used for cutting and cleaning applications, announced that it has signed an exclusive option agreement to...

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U. S. Steel proposes $1 billion capital investment in Clairton Plant

December 5, 2007

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it is considering a $1 billion capital investment program at its Clairton Plant coke making operation near Pittsburgh that will enhance the company's...

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Manufacturing employment, compensation, recruiting difficulty down

November 27, 2007

The current SHRM/Rutgers LINE® survey indicates that employment expectations for December 2007 have dropped in the manufacturing sector. New-hire compensation is lower than it was a year ago. The...

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